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Steve McCann

Steve McCann

Ball & McCann, P.C.
  • Real Estate Law, Personal Injury, Landlord Tenant ...
  • Illinois
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Practice Areas
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
Professional Experience
Ball & McCann, P.C.
Hamline University School of Law
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Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
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CALI Award
Hamline University School of Law
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar  # 6318252
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Chicago Bar Association
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Speaking Engagements
Know Your Rights- Public Speaker, Street Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
Minnesota Justice Foundation
Certified Mediator
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Websites & Blogs
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Legal Answers
298 Questions Answered
Q. We have a real estate agent who wants to cancel our contract & our relatives…
A: Are the properties referenced in Illinois? If so, it is in your best interest to organize all documents that are relevant to this matter, including the listing agreement(s) with the realtor, and consult with an Illinois attorney. We can review the information, speak with the relevant parties, and advise as to your rights moving forward.
Q. Does a BPO have to disclose they were a bidder for a real estate deal.
A: Are you represented by an attorney in this transaction? If so, your attorney would be in the best position to answer your questions. If you are not, you absolutely should be. Many of us represent sellers on a flat fee that is only a few hundred dollars. As an attorney for the seller, we negotiate on your behalf to protect you from events like this, we draft all of the closing documents, we attend closing on your behalf, and generally oversee the entirety of the transaction.

In regards to a potential ethical issues/causes of action against the realtor, it is possible you have a cause of action if the realtor is intentionally interfering with the deal with improper tactics and/or a improper purpose. As such, I recommend organizing everything in your possession that is relevant to this matter, including the contract, attorney review letters, and all other relevant documentation, and consulting with an attorney individually. Many of us offer free consultations, and it is certainly worth the small flat fee to get an experienced professional on your team that can help bring this deal past the finish line. ... Read More
Q. I am investing in two cannabis farms, one in New Jersey and one in Pennsylvania. We need a lawyer to look over contracts
A: Certainly. Many of us have experience in reviewing such contracts, and would be happy to assist in ensuring your interests are protected moving forward.

That being the case, I recommend organizing everything in your possession that is relevant to this matter, including the contracts and all correspondence regarding the contracts, and consulting with a lawyer individually. Many of us offer free consultations, and will work with you to ensure you are asking the right questions, minimizing your contractual risks, and maximizing your contractual protections.
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Contact & Map
Chicago Office
161 N. Clark St.
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (872) 205-6556